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Mar 6, 2014 8:00am PST
naacp legal defense fund which represented mumia abu-jamal on a constitutional issue involving his death sentence. but backers of debo adegbile say the attacks are new form of willie horton politics and race baiting. >> in fact, his willingness to represent an unpopular defendant in an emotionally charged case, to mistreat his appreciation as well as his respect for the criminal justice system. >> then we speak with renowned author, educator, and political activist angela davis. >> abolition involves so much more than the abolition of slavery. abolition involves so much more than the abolition of imprisonment. as the dominant mode of punishment. it involves the reconfiguration of the social, political, economic conditions that render prison such a necessary institution. >> all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. lawmakers in the ukrainian province of crimea have voted to join russia and hold a referendum on their decision within 10 days. the move could mark a major escalation of the crisis that exploded la
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Mar 5, 2014 8:00am PST
chapter in baltimore, eddie? >> yes. yes, the defense captain named -- he worked for the national security agency. he said at the black panther party. i was instrumental in exposing him after a lengthy investigation and he fled the country. he went to canada. he infiltrated carmichael's organization, the african revolutionary party. he was exposed of their after engaging -- up there after engaging in something with the fbi. caribbean, ie believe the bahamas, and undermined some of the political movements down there and actually cost a death or two. i'm not really sure he did not cause a couple of deaths in maryland in the black panther party. which is what is part of what caused me to start investigating him. one of our members was killed as a result of something that he encouraged him to do. , and as bob said, they're political prisoners all across the country from the black panther party that have been victims of the cointelpro operation. people.mined a lot of it painted the picture that caused people not to get fair trials. respondingeople into to the violence that it was encou
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Mar 3, 2014 8:00am PST
, defensive from putin's point of view to prevent the sort of thing from happening again in russia. if you can create the image of chaos in ukraine -- and they do have a way of creating such images ashley need to make russians believe what is happening in you train -- ukraine is unattractive. the long-term goal is to show what european civilization means. putin and advisors and russian press amended clear -- have made a clear it is part of decadent european civilization. by decadence they meet rejection of christianity, advocacy of the right of ethnic minorities. they make this clear this is what they oppose. of course, these issues are not central to ukrainians themselves. campaigningans are campin for is the rule of law. forceswhat about moving into crimea? how significant is this? well, it is probably the worst thing that is happening europe since the yugoslav wars. it is a desperately dangerous thing to do. for one thing, it is a violation of all conceivable international law and standards. including the one which russia has -- it is a violation of the 1994 agreement between ukrain
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Feb 28, 2014 8:00am PST
i would like to play a clip of president obama addressing u.s. drone warfare at national defense university. >> before any strike is taken, there must be near certainty that no civilians will be killed or injured, the highest standard that we can set. yes, the conflict with al qaeda, like all armed conflict, invites tragedy, but by narrowly against thoseon who want to kill us and not the people they hide among, we are choosing the course of action least likely to result in the loss of innocent life. >> least likely to result in the loss of innocent life. shahzad akbar, can you respond? is a great orbama greater, but he has to support his argument with facts -- orator, but he has to support his argument with facts. if you look at cases that have been investigated by us and organizations like amnesty international, this is not a liberal rule of law favoring the united states. attack one you place, wait for rescuers and then you attack a second time. you do not attack people on behavior, patterns, how they are dressed, and then make guesswork on how to attack people. this all happen
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Feb 26, 2014 8:00am PST
narrow in size and ambition post-2014 force would be. >> remarks come as nato defense ministers are meeting in brussels this week to discuss afghanistan. according to the latest tally from the associated press, 2174 members of u.s. military have died in afghanistan as a result of the u.s.-led invasion. a new report from doctors without borders finds one in four people in afghanistan have lost a relative or close friend of violence in the last year alone. currently make up the largest population of refugees in the world, but they are poised to be surpassed by syrians. according to the united nations, the number of syrian refugees could pass 4 million by the end of this year. voteders in france have to indefinitely extend the country's military intervention in central african republic. troops from france and the african union so far have been unable to staunch sectarian bloodshed between muslim rebels in question vigilantes. three months ago, france named its mission in central african republic after a butterfly, assuming it would have a short lifespan. in the latest violence, christi
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